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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Obtaining CE approval?
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 19:53:40 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 19:20:54 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that The little lost angel wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org
t.sg>) about 'Obtaining CE approval?', on Tue, 3 Sep 2002:
>IMG... does it mean that any product can sport a CE or UL or FCC mark
>as long as the manufacturer believes that they have conformed with the
>requirements in the documents?
For many products, but certainly not all, that is true about CE, but not
about UL or FCC.
Europe has taken the line (in most countries) that a small amount of
non-compliant equipment *that causes no problems in practice* is not
worth pursuing at public expense. Consequently, effort is concentrated
on ensuring that high-volume products (PCs, TVs, household appliances)
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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